Author Archives: Charlotte

Fall Garden

As the days grow shorter I am beginning to dream about a fall garden. Having had record high temperatures this summer I have to admit, more then ever, I am looking forward to fall temperatures. But sadly, the upcoming forecast … Continue reading

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Roasted Red Peppers

My Spanish Mammoth Peppers are doing great this year. They are on the small size but have been very prolific. I picked a bunch the other day and thought I would make roasted red peppers. Here is how I made … Continue reading

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What To Do About Those Pesky Vine Borers

I know we have all heard the stories about those gardeners that have so much zucchini that they are sneaking it onto their neighbors porches at night. Tragically, I have never been one of those gardeners. Why not? Well, those … Continue reading

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Fruit and Veggies That Can Survive the Summer Heat

Here we are half way through August of 2019. I can’t believe it has been over 3 years since I have posted. Over the past few years as I have thought about blogging, the idea of getting everyone caught up … Continue reading

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A Chilly Day

It’s been a chilly day here today.  A perfect day to organize seeds and do an inventory.  Of course, that means I get to do a little seed shopping too (happy dance).  I mean, it will soon be time to … Continue reading

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Gardening Lessons from 2015

As the new year begins I can’t help but sit and think about the gardening lessons I’ve learned from 2015.  Gardening is a lot of trial and error and no one wants to continue repeating the errors.  Overall 2015 was … Continue reading

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A Tale of Survival and Loss

As a owner of chickens and ducks I have come to understand that sometimes things happen that are completely out of my control.  No matter how hard I try to protect and care for my feathered friends, sometimes weird things … Continue reading

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Back in October when the weather was finally cooling off after the long hot summer, I decided it was time to mulch the paths of my, by now, not so new garden.  I went to a tree removal company, that … Continue reading

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Adding More Garden Space

Back in the spring of 2015 I decided I needed more garden space.  In the later part of 2014 I realized I had a severe nematode problem in my west garden.  I had a number of choices of how to … Continue reading

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More Ducks

I know I had sworn myself off any more ducks, but well, I just couldn’t help myself.  I saw pictures of Indian Runner Ducks and I just had to have some.  The problem was no one around me sells them, … Continue reading

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